Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Contingency Plan Certificate and Facility Acceptance

March 2008

In accordance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency Regulations regarding oil pollution prevention, Amherst College as a Tier III facility, has prepared this Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures plan, here-after known as the SPCC plan, in compliance with (part 112, 40CFR) and revisions of July 17, 2002.

Hazardous Material Spill Control Policy

January 2010


This policy is prepared in accordance with Amherst College Plans, Policies and Standard Operating Guidelines, the Amherst College Environmental Health and Safet

Incidental Leaks, Releases and Spills

Incidental vs. Large Scale Spills

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In terms of size, Amherst College has identified two levels of spills: